FUNCTIONING HIPS & THE BACK BEND MIT OLGA & MITCH
Functioning Hips (Saturday)
We use a system of movement enhancement protocols to increase mechanical function of the hips. We then explore how the Yogic Asanas can be dramatically enriched by mechanically enhanced hips. Come prepared to learn and study the way that scientific mechanics can interface with ancient movement practices of Yoga.
The Back Bend (Sunday)
In a postural age of rounded shoulders and protective body language, back bending, or spinal extensions for an integral part of creating balance with in the physical body. In this work shop we will look at ways to effectively unlock your spine so that it can support you in moving deeper into backbends.
Olga Oskorbina is the founder and director of Jivamukti Yoga Barcelona. With a strong background in meditation her ability to conduct the energetic environment of a yoga class is unique and profound. She has a clear and concise method of teaching, allowing space for introversion in the practice. With a strong interest in all elements of yoga she continues to study and practice with great enthusiasm. Weaving these attributes together she presents students with a very comprehensive and nourishing experience of Jivamukti Yoga.
Australian now living in Spain, Mitch´s classes are inspired and developed through a combined practice of Jivamukti and Ashtanga Yoga. Movement and Breath are used as primary tools to harmonise the Body and Mind. Our sacred connection to the Breath is given the priority throughout all of Mitch’s classes. Understanding mindfulness to establish a strong foundation of inner peace is the outcome of consistent, regular and devoted practice. Using the asana to develop deep states of concentration.